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Native Plant of the Month: Common Snowberry

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Common Snowberry

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Symphoricarpos albus Soil Type: Prefers Moist Sunlight: Ideal in Shade Plant Type: Flowering Shrub Form: Erect Main Stem with Side Shoots Foliage: Deciduous Fruit/Flower: Yes, Both The white “berries” of the Common Snowberry makes this shrub a popular ornamental with people. Though they’re small (around a centimeter wide), the […]

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Community Message: Look for the signs of beauty

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Message: Look for the signs of beauty

By Minister John Shuck And your Lord inspired the bee, saying, ‘Build yourselves houses in the mountains and trees and what people construct. Then feed on all kinds of fruit and follow the ways made easy for you by your Lord.’ From their bellies come a drink of different colors in which there is healing […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Super Student Elina

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Super Student Elina

Elina is a super student because she was chosen to be an inspirational student speaker at the annual Kumon Instructor’s conference for Kumon North America. She is a reading program completer and should be completing the math program by the end of the summer, all before going into high school! About Elina Elina is a […]

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Literary Corner: Needs Improvement

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Needs Improvement

Needs Improvement? What a load of crap. He’d been senior technical specialist at Alynium Engineering for fourteen years. Not once had he gotten a Needs Improvement as his annual review rating. He stared at the offending document on his desk, freshly printed and requiring—no, demanding that he sign it, that he comply with corporate convention […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Goodbye to bad intersection

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Goodbye to bad intersection

By KPTV Staff A nightmare intersection in the Beaverton area is finally getting some upgrades. Washington County is working with the Oregon Department of Transportation to make it easier and safer to turn onto Cedar Hills Boulevard from Highway 26. “I got on 26 one time to do that and it took me forever,” Dennis […]

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Health & Happiness: Staying hydrated during the hot months, Summer Health Tips

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Staying hydrated during the hot months, Summer Health Tips

By Dr. Bryen Bell Summer has officially arrived, and there is no denying that it is hot outside! You are probably donning a pair of sunglasses, slathering on sunscreen, and heading to the beach or pool to stay cool. With the rise in the mercury, it becomes even more paramount to stay hydrated. Staying Hydrated […]

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Health & Happiness: The healing power of nature

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: The healing power of nature

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC One of the basic tenets of naturopathic medicine is “Vis Medicatrix Naturae” or The Healing Power of Nature. This is the inherent self-organizing process of living systems which establishes, maintains and restores health. To me, this speaks to the intelligence of the vital force that strives for balance and health, […]

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Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): Don’t wait!

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business (Catalyst Newsletter): Don’t wait!

By Spencer Rubin Recently, I have spent some time helping a wonderful teenager find employment.  I connected her with a friend of mine that owns some local businesses.  The teenager dropped off her resume, then awaited a call for an interview.  When I checked back in a week or so later, the teen had not […]

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Travel Beaverton and Beyond: Across Canada by train

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton and Beyond: Across Canada by train

By Joyce Bates A spectacular rail journey through the Canadian Rockies and the Pacific Northwest, combing exemplary service with stunning scenery. This train travels by daylight from April to October, offering an unforgettable experience in the Majestic Canadian Rockies. There are four routes to choose from: First Passage to the West: Vancouver to Banff/Lake Louise […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Got Fireworks? Keep it Legal. Keep it Safe!

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Got Fireworks? Keep it Legal. Keep it Safe!

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Oregon law bans fireworks that fly, explode, or travel on the ground more than six feet — this includes bottle rockets, roman candles, firecrackers and M80s. To be legal, purchase all fireworks at a licensed Oregon fireworks stand. Fireworks purchased by mail order or in the state of Washington […]

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